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Babri Masjid demolition case: Trial judge asks for protection, SC tells UP govt to consider

The trial judge appealed for protection in the Apex court in a letter following which the court asked Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led UP government to consider his request including providing security to him.

Ayodhya hearing: Writings on recovered slab point to Vishnu temple at Babri site, SC told

Senior counsel C S Vaidyanathan, appearing for the deity, told a five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi that the Sunni Wakf Board and others on the mosque side had disputed recovery of the slab but had not questioned its authenticity.

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The other Ayodhya trial: Case against LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti is crawling

As SC begins daily hearings in Ram Janmabhoomi dispute amidst national spotlight, the criminal trial in the Babri Masjid demolition, against L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti among others, is crawling. The Indian Express spends a day at the Lucknow trial where an overburdened judge is racing against time, as well as decaying evidence, and ailing, lost or dead witnesses

The Urdu Press: Kashmir, Article 370

Siasat’s editorial on August 6 notes that “now that Jammu and Kashmir’s special status has been revoked, the government must brace up to answer queries of common people”.

Ayodhya hearing: Accounts of foreign travellers, historians establish birthplace claim, SC told

Senior counsel Rajeev Dhavan, appearing for the mosque side, said the Shia board has always maintained that the mosque was built on vacant land.

Hindus believe Ayodhya is Ram's birthplace; court shouldn't go beyond to see rationality, SC told

The senior advocate had on Tuesday told the court that the birthplace of Lord Ram is also a deity and Muslims cannot claim right over the 2.77-acre disputed land in Ayodhya as any division of the property would amount to "destruction" of the deity itself.

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Land itself a deity, so can’t have joint possession: Ramlalla’s counsel to SC

The senior counsel drew the court’s attention to an 1858 complaint about a ritual conducted by a Sikh from Punjab inside the area of the central dome of the mosque.

Udaipur, Jaipur royal families claim to be direct descendants of Ram

Members of the royal families of Jaipur and Udaipur have said that they are direct descendants of Lord Ram, and that a Ram temple should be built in Ayodhya.

At 92, key face in Ayodhya case K Parasaran is a trusted voice of many governments

An erudite Hindu scholar and a quintessential government lawyer, Parasaran has enjoyed the trust of every administration since the 1970s.

Ram ke naam on YouTube: Songs of blood, bullets, ‘traitors’

Dubey says he wrote the song as he found the situation in Ayodhya “troubling”. “Ayodhya is Ram lalla’s home and the temple was there first.

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Ayodhya dispute: Centre moves SC seeking permission to release non-disputed land

The Centre on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court asking that it be allowed to had over the non-disputed land acquired around the disputed site to its original owners. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath welcomed the Centre's move.

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